Sam and Char­lie (and Sam, Too!) Return!

Leslie Kim­mel­man; William Owl, illus.
  • Review
By – September 4, 2014

Sam and Char­lie and Sam Too are back and we are very glad to see their return. The charm­ing trio once again enter­tains and edu­cates ear­ly read­ers with a light touch ac­companied by whim­si­cal illus­tra­tions per­fect­ly reflect­ing both the per­son­al­i­ties and the sto­ries. This time Char­lie and the two Sams have fun as they shov­el snow, cel­e­brate Tu B’Shevat with a birth­day par­ty for a tree, find a Pass­over afikomen in a unique way, reach out to a friend with spe­cial kind­ness and sen­si­tiv­i­ty, spin drei­dels and eat latkes. The gen­tle humor pokes its head out of every clear­ly writ­ten and easy to read page. Read­ers will wait for Sam, Char­lie and Sam Too to return again and again. Rec­om­mend­ed for ages 6 – 8.

Michal Hoschan­der Malen is the edi­tor of Jew­ish Book Coun­cil’s young adult and children’s book reviews. A for­mer librar­i­an, she has lec­tured on top­ics relat­ing to lit­er­a­cy, run book clubs, and loves to read aloud to her grandchildren.

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